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The county town has some remains of a 15th century friary near The Diamond. The nearby ornate Victorian drinking fountain is a memorial to a Baron Rossmore. A museum tracing the history of the St. Louis order and the county is housed in the St....

We used Ireland Luxury Tours in 2013 with our good friends Tom and Angela Martin. They provided a comprehensive tour of Ireland with great historical sights and beautiful scenery. All of our hotels were excellent and our driver was fun and yet professional with a good...

The town , on the Robe River , and near both Lough Mask and Lough Carra , is a popular angling base. On its outskirts are the remains of a 14th century Augustinian friary. About 4 miles South West is Lough Mask House. This was the...

My wife found Ireland Luxury Tours on the internet and we inquired about a tour of Ireland. From that email until we received an email checking if we had got home safely , it was a truly wonderful experience. A great driver/guide , a lovely vehicle ,...

The chief town of Connacht , and a thriving industrial and university town. It has become home to a very lively arts movement , which includes the Druid Theatre , An Taibhdhearc , and Macnas , which stages spectacular street pageants. The town began with the...

The area around the lake is one of Ireland’s most important archaeological sites. There is a centre housed in replica Neolithic dwellings. Its exhibits tell the story of 5000 years of human in-habitation at the lough. The surrounding area is full of archaeological features , including...

We were looking for a tour of Ireland that was a little different. In June 2013 we began working with Ireland Luxury Tours to find the most suitable tour. We wanted to see some of the coast , churches , and castles plus a few hidden gems. Maurice...

This grossly undeveloped area , which was a burial place for the Kings of Ireland and Connacht , covers 518 hectares. Over 20 ring forts , burial mounds and megalithic tombs can be found here , and a 6ft high standing stone is said to...

Ireland’s third city after Dublin and Belfast , though Corkonians would say otherwise. The settlement began as a monastery , founded by St. Finbarr in the 7th century , on an Island in the swampy Lee estuary; its Irish name Corcaigh means ‘marsh’. It was raided...

An ancient riverside settlement in the picturesque Barrow Valley. The place takes its name from an important 7th century monastery founded here by St. Mo-Ling. The remains of Teach Mo-Ling , his main foundation and his burial place , are near the Protestant church. This is...